â†µThus far, Arenas has followed through on it, even going so far as â†µto get a fine. And I guess whatever part of me wrote that other â†µcolumn—probably a longtime Gil fan tired of hoping for a return to â†µform, and anxious about the inevitable pile-on—is happy with it. But as â†µI watch the news coming out of Wizards camp, and monitor the Twitter â†µaccounts of other Wiz players, it becomes pretty clear to me that a â†µdead-serious Gil would be totally out of place on this team. In large â†µpart, this is because he'd set the tone when he was healthy. If not â†µtheir leader, he was such a strong personality that others couldn't â†µhelp but be swayed by him. Gil may want to go straight, and Saunders â†µmay expect him to take the reins of the team. But the levity he brought â†µto the team is a big part of their chemistry, their ability to work â†µtogether. Take that away, and suddenly, ironically, a new, improved Gil â†µcould be detrimental to the team. â†µ
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